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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue May 10, 2022 8:17 am
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: withdrawing application for SGO
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: withdrawing application for SGO

Dear famersboy, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. You would like to know how to withdraw an application for a special guardianship order. You will need to get the court’s permission to withdraw your application. To do so you can either make the request orally if the p...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon May 09, 2022 11:29 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Interim care order grandparents
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Interim care order grandparents

Dear Summer, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you and your family have experienced. You say that your grandson has said that he wishes to return back to the care of one of his parents but you are concerned about this. Fr...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon May 09, 2022 10:16 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Unfairly rejected as a kinship carer
Replies: 9
Views: 134

Re: Unfairly rejected as a kinship carer

Hi again, is it right for grandparents not to be allowed to see the grandkids at all? My daughter was told that grandparents would be allowed to see them once a month at the end of the month, that should have happened last Friday, the CS worker told my daughter today that grandparents are not a sig...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 04, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: RE: Financial Help
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: RE: Financial Help

Dear Selfie, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you and your family have been facing and I hope that the following information is of some help to you. You say that your niece is currently living with you after she refused ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Apr 27, 2022 1:04 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Unfairly rejected as a kinship carer
Replies: 9
Views: 134

Re: Unfairly rejected as a kinship carer

Dear Dood24, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that your family has been experiencing and can hear that this is a very stressful time for you. I note that you say that you aren’t looking for any advice right now so I just want...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Apr 27, 2022 12:37 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Contact rights
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: Contact rights

Dear Gooddogchris, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you have been facing and I hope that the following advice is of some help. You say that you were arrested and released on bail after your ex-wife made false allegations against you. Your bail cond...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Apr 20, 2022 10:20 am
Forum: Children with special needs
Topic: Kinship carers fostering allowance.
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Re: Kinship carers fostering allowance.

Dear Jnan Thank you for your post, I apologise for the long delay in responding. I am not clear what you mean by a ‘kinship care order’, but if there is a Care Order in place, the local authority (and the parents) have parental responsibility and you do not and you should ask the local authority abo...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 14, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Benefits Counted by Local Authority for Financial Support?
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Benefits Counted by Local Authority for Financial Support?

Hello Everyone, Family Rights Group wishes to hear from families who are in receipt of Attendance Allowance and/or Disability Living Allowance, and these benefits were included in your means when calculating the amount you would receive in a Child Arrangements or Special Guardianship Allowance. Fami...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 14, 2022 1:42 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Referred to Children's Services by your Landlord?
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Referred to Children's Services by your Landlord?

Hello Everyone, Family Rights Group has been contacted by a Journalist investigating situations where a family have asked their Landlord to undertake repairs, or complained about dangerous housing conditions (such as damp, overcrowding, rodents, etc), and their Landlord has referred the family (or t...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Apr 12, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Family Rights Group is launching a new kinship care campaign: Time to Define
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Family Rights Group is launching a new kinship care campaign: Time to Define

Family Rights Group is launching a new kinship care campaign: Time to Define – a proposal for a clear and simple legal framework for kinship care. We are proposing a universal definition of kinship care be written into primary legislation which would encompass the different types of kinship care arr...